In Computer Science, we have data and metadata. Allow me to illustrate. ‘City’ is metadata. ‘Austin’ is data (at least in my case). Notice that to have a complete understanding, we must have both the metadata and the data. ‘Austin’ as a piece of data could be someone’s first name or last name. ‘City’ is… Continue reading Concept versus Experience
Sovereignty requires responsibility and responsibility demands sovereignty. Sovereignty is taking ownership of one’s life, one’s body, one’s thoughts, and one’s decisions. Beliefs are thoughts held more rigidly, and thus you take ownership of them too. Making decisions can be onerous, especially if you have been psychologically harmed in the past. Collectivism is the opposite of… Continue reading Sovereignty & Responsibility
Early on May 10th, Mercury stationed Retrograde in Gemini, one of the two signs it rules. Later that day, Jupiter made its first ingress into Aries Mercury and Jupiter have an interesting connection. Each rules the opposite sign of the other and in both cases: Mercury ruling Gemini while Jupiter rules Sagittarius; Mercury ruling Virgo… Continue reading Mercury and Jupiter
In response to the tail end of my previous blog post, a client asked me the following questions. What do you mean by ask the universe first? I often hear that but what does it really mean in terms of action? Do I speak to myself? Or what? This is an excellent question and worth… Continue reading A Question about Asking
Even if others fling words at you as if they were arrows, it is best to not receive them that way. Arrows are weapons. They are used for hunting and were used for battle. They are designed to penetrate and harm...or kill. Words are simply building blocks for communication. We roughly convey thought through them… Continue reading Words are Words. Arrows are Arrows.
Have you ever cried during a movie? Have you ever, even silently, cheered when the protagonist killed the evil villain? Have you ever yelled at the movie screen (or wanted to)? If you have felt any of these emotions while watching a purely fictional movie, you have experienced being manipulated via your empathy. We know… Continue reading Do No Harm
7 of Swords In both of my last two client readings, and one for myself, the 7 of Swords showed up. At the 7, we are typically reacting to something that was said or done. We feel as if we have been wronged in some way. Our reaction is likely to be hurt or anger...and… Continue reading Seventy Percent
2022.01.27 As with Neo, one cannot see the matrix from inside the matrix. These days, I often find myself thinking: “How can they not see what is happening?” My immediate response to myself is that I know exactly why they don’t see it. I get it. I understand. Some have been going to the same… Continue reading Escaping the Matrix